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FAO Schwarz 160 Years of Toys

FAO Schwarz

Oct 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

FAO Schwarz
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Celebrate the 160th Anniversary of iconic toy store FAO Schwarz with live performances from magicians, Broadway Cares, American Ballet Theatre Students, and balloonists; sweet treats from Magnolia Bakery, Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and others; a variety of craft activities, skating with the Toy Soldiers at Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace​, the Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile​ and more

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